Special Cables / Reeling Cables

TRATOSFESTOON low voltage power and control cables DIN VDE 0298-4 for current carrying capacity for continuous operation (at 30C): 3 cores + earth conductor; is a TRATOS designed and manufactured flexible low voltage cable for festoon systems on all kind of cranes for material handling, as a response to the need for cables with reduced dimension laid on festooning specially recommended for port applications. Another member of the TRATOSFLEX range of cables for powering and data transmission for moving applications. Its unique cable design focuses on tightening the internal structure, granting the cable a phenomenal strength and flexibility and reduced outer diameter, which prevents twisting and breakage and lasts longer under constant severe conditions for electrical feeding and communication for its correspondent equipment. TRATOSFESTOON also features the outer sheath black colour special compound Tratosfestoon OS (5GM3 level), a tinned conductor flexible Cl. 5 DIN VDE EN 60228 VDE 029 (previously VDE 0295). Today TRATOSFLEX cables are installed at more than 300 ports & terminals worldwide at the most demanding applications for prestigious global operators, including manual, semi-automatic and fully automatic yards. Its unique construction and materials make this cable suitable for any kind of festoon application. From festoon systems on smaller yard cranes, type RTG (Rubber Tyred Gantry), RMG (Rail Mounted Gantry) or ASC (Automatic Stacking Crane); to the larger festoon system used in Ship unloaders and STS cranes (Ship to Shore) including high speed applications and motorised festoons on speeds up to 240 mpm. TRATOSFESTOON can also be found on festoon applications outside of port machinery.

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  • Tinned flexible conductor Cl. 5 DIN VDE EN 60228 VDE 0295
  • Insulation special compound Tratosfestoon-I®, equivalent to or better than EPR 3GI3
  • Inner sheath special compound Tratosfestoon-IS®
  • Outer sheath special compound Tratosfestoon-OS®, black colour, at least 5GM3 quality


Technical Specifications

  • Rated Voltage 0,6/1 kV
  • Max Voltage AC 0,7/1,2 kV
  • AC Voltage Test 2,5 kV CONTROL CABLES



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